Cheap flights from El Paso to Chicago (ELP - CHI)

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The best prices from El Paso to Chicago are usually found in May or August, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
El Paso (ELP) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best ELP to CHI flight in 2021: compare El Paso to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
ELP - CHI
Price
$266 - $419
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Precipitation
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$266

From El Paso to Chicago

One-way from

$130

One-way flight from El Paso to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from El Paso to Chicago?

Flights from El Paso to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from El Paso to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from El Paso to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

What is the cheapest month to fly from El Paso to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from El Paso average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from El Paso. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from El Paso to Chicago (ELP - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from El Paso to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 52% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from El Paso to Chicago in July, August 2021

The best prices found for ELP to CHI flights for July, August
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$123pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
2 Aug - 27 Aug
$124pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$165pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

El Paso to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from El Paso found for this year
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$123pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
2 Aug - 27 Aug
$124pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$156pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

Non-stop flights to Chicago from El Paso

Save time with El Paso to Chicago direct flight deals
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$123pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
2 Aug - 27 Aug
$124pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$156pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

Last minute flights from El Paso to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from El Paso, departing today and this week
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$123pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
2 Aug - 27 Aug
$124pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
2 Aug - 27 Aug
$183pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

One-way flights to Chicago from El Paso

The cheapest one-way flights from El Paso to Chicago
11:31 am - 3:44 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 13m
ELP - ORD
Frontier
$130
Flights by SU
9:19 am - 5:37 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 18m
ELP - MDW
Delta
$136
Delta
2:44 pm - 8:54 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 10m
ELP - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From El Paso to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from El Paso to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both El Paso and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier flying from El Paso to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly from for flights from El Paso to Chicago?

Located just 7.2 mi from the city center, El Paso is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from El Paso. Booking flights from El Paso (ELP) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 8 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 5 different airlines.

Can I find flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $123, but on average you can expect to pay $172.

Are there nonstop flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from El Paso to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from El Paso to Chicago is less than $186.

Are there last-minute flights available from El Paso to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from El Paso to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

Is El Paso weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 99 °F's can be experienced in June. The weather in Chicago is colder than in El Paso. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from El Paso to Chicago?

A quick flight from El Paso to Chicago can take about 3h 07m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $225. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($123), American Airlines ($157), and Delta ($197) offers the cheapest pricing from El Paso to Chicago. Frontier is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from El Paso to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $62. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from El Paso to Chicago for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from El Paso?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from El Paso need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from El Paso must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from El Paso are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to El Paso from Chicago?

Returning to El Paso from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to El Paso.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering El Paso.

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Alternative routes for El Paso to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from El Paso to Chicago.
Flight duration
3h 13m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing El Paso

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from El Paso to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$78 $181 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$98 $337 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$181 $396 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $425 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from El Paso to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from El Paso towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 47% of ELP to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 36% of ELP to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of ELP to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ELP to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from El Paso to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from El Paso to Chicago.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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